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On View: “Feared & Revered” by Nicole Awai

June 30 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 4:00 pm

Materials for the Arts Gallery is pleased to present "Feared & Revered" by Spring 2022 Artist-in-Residence Nicole Awai. Born in Trinidad, Awai creates multi-media assemblage works using found objects. Through repurposing fabric, frames, photographs, beads, plexiglass, and decorative paper, "Feared & Revered" is Awai's exploration of a powerful female Caribbean folklore entity - Soucouyant, who at night sheds her skin and transforms into a blood-sucking ball of fire.   Amazed by the force of this figure since she was a…

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